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20 August 2020
Returning Students Need AI-Driven Learning to Recover Ground Lost Due to COVID-19

As the last school year came to a close, the Brookings Institution has made sobering predictions about the likely impact of COVID-19 on students by the fall of 2020. They predicted that some students would be performing at grade level, while others will have so lost much ground that they would be performing at a...

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11 August 2020
Alelo Online Cultural Training Increases Fourfold During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Recent usage reports from the U.S. Government show a significant increase in the usage of Alelo immersive cultural training courses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Enrollments by Department of Defense (DoD) personnel (uniformed and civilian) increased fourfold from 3,011 in February to 12,142 in April. This pushes the total number of learners who have used Alelo...

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04 August 2020
How AI Avatars Can Help Make Workplaces More Inclusive

The Black Lives Matter movement, as well as the economic inequities highlighted by COVID-19, have brought renewed attention to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Yet although studies show that diversity and inclusion can contribute to the success of high-performance teams, organizations can still struggle to build such teams. Organizations may set hiring goals for...

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28 July 2020
How AI Can Support Rapid Reskilling Under COVID-19

The skills gap – the mismatch between the skills that employers need and the skills that employees have – costs companies nearly $1 million annually. In 2018, Deloitte projected that the skills gap could damage the U.S. economy by $2.5 trillion by 2028. And that was before COVID-19 upended the economy and the labor market....

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21 July 2020
Panel on COVID-19 and the Future of AI in Education and Training at AIED 2020

By W. Lewis Johnson, Alelo On July 8, 2020, a panel of experts in artificial intelligence in education discussed the challenges that educators and learners are facing due to COVID-19, and how artificial intelligence (AI) can help overcome these problems. The panel was held as part of the 21st International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in...

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14 July 2020
Alelo CEO Lewis Johnson Explains Data-Driven Development Methodology for AI at the AIED 2020 Conference

At the height of the COVID-19 lockdown, 1.6 billion students worldwide were affected by school closures. Teaching suddenly underwent drastic changes, as teachers adapted to online learning and videoconferencing. Some students thrived in the new online learning environment, while others struggled. What can teachers expect when students come back to school? And how can artificial...

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